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Police Department to Activate School Zone Cameras Aug. 8
Public Safety

Police Department to Activate School Zone Cameras Aug. 8

Ahead of the reactivation of South Fulton's school zone cameras on Aug. 8, motorists in the area are being encouraged to slow down. South Fulton first launched the Ren’gia Majors School Zone Safety Program in 2019. Majors, an 11-year-old Sandtown Middle School student, was killed in 2018 in a traffic accident in front of the school. Cameras now monitor speeds in 14 school zones throughout the city. City officials partner with Blue Line Solutions to manage the program. The number of cars traveling through South Fulton school zones has been reduced by approximately 25,000 annually, and the number of tickets issued has also substantially decreased. Following Georgia law, the school zone cameras monitor speeds and issue citations during the regular school day on weekdays. For an ...
Sandtown Middle Raises over $13,000 during Every Kid Healthy Week
Schools

Sandtown Middle Raises over $13,000 during Every Kid Healthy Week

Sandtown Middle School set a $10,000 fundraising goal for National Every Kid Health Week, which culminated with the school’s inaugural PTSA 3K Color Fun Run. With the help of parents, community members and generous sponsors, including Councilwoman Catherine Foster Rowell, the goal was exceeded by more than $3,000. Every Kid Health Week is an annual observance held April 22 – 26 to celebrate school health and wellness achievements and to demonstrate the link between nutrition, physical activity and learning. Chef Londyn Green, a seventh grader and Top Chef Jr. finalist conducted a knife skills presentation and prepared mango bruschetta for attendees during the Sandtown PTSA meeting. Ryan Dunn, founder of Basil Me, shared information on the health benefits of basil and provided s...

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